A really well hand-tinted postcard, the boys foregrounded in unflinching skin tones while master is enveloped in white.
[Original caption] Street Scene. Native Regiment on the March. The army of Rajputana is about 14,000 strong. The men are soldiery and of fine physique.
One owner of this card, not postmarked, wrote on the back: "Parliament Building, New Delhi cribbed from the Colosseum at Rome."
The photograph was probably taken soon after is was opened in January 1927 to serve the Imperial Legislative Council.
A special embossed Christmas greetings version of this early Tuck's Agra postcard.
[Original caption] Exterior of Zenana, Agra. Here white marble pavilions look out on delicate inlaid pillars and finely perforated screen's thence across the Jumna.
[Original caption] The Dhal Lake is situated amid the most beautiful scenery of the native India State of Kashmir.
[Original caption] The Household Washes the baby. "East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet." So says Kipling and he ought to know for he was born in India.
[Original caption] A Low Country Village. The picture shows a typical scene in the flat country parts of Ceylon.
In 1913 the General Post Office moved into its present building which was designed by John Begg, the Consulting Architect to the Government during the period. Mumbai's GPO features the city's famous Indo-Saracenic architectural style.